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Land of Our Fathers – Playhouse Studio, Liverpool

The cast of Land of Our Fathers

Writer: Chris Urch Director: Paul Robinson Reviewer: John Roberts   Coal – the life-blood of the UK’s energy for hundreds of years. Tirelessly men worked in cramped and dangerous conditions to supply the country with small pieces of carbon that we could burn… history, literally going up in smoke and the mine setting makes Chris Urch’s powerful debut play even ...

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Land Of Our Fathers – Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

The cast of Land Of Our Fathers

Writer: Chris Urch Director: Paul Robinson Reviewer: Glen Pearce   In May 1979, on the eve of her election to power, South Wales miners could be unaware of the impact Margaret Thatcher would have on their industry. At the time, though, while there is some macho concern over the potential for a female Prime Minister, the biggest danger facing six ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Oxford Playhouse, Oxford

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer It may only be June, but that didn’t deter last night’s audience from thoroughly enjoying Polytechnic Dramatic Society’s corker of a Christmas pantomime (or rather, traditional Christmas vignette) of Peter Pan. Following on from winning this year’s Olivier Award for Best New Comedy for The Play That ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – The King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer &Henry Shields Director – Adam Meggido Reviewer – Dominic Corr Absolutely dreadful, a gaggle of utter amateurs playing dress up on a stage being held together with broom handles and string. Vast casting errors, unprofessional bickering and squabbles, faulty scenery all complete with stage hands who have no regard for the audience’s safety. Mischief Theatre’s ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer &Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Mischief Theatre are doubtlessly flying high after their Olivier Award win at the weekend for The Play That Goes Wrong (the first in their now expanding ‘Goes Wrong’ series). The latest outing for the band of horrors they have created, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, is in ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Claire Hayes There’s a satisfying air of barely subdued panic in the auditorium before the beginning of Mischief Theatre’s Peter Pan Goes Wrong. There are technicians handing out hard hats, last minute adjustments being made to the stage and a request from the director for anyone with theatrical ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Music &Lyrics: Richard Baker, Rob Falcolner Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes Cornley Polytechnic returns with their classic Christmas vignette of Peter Pan, Peter Pan Goes Wrong. The joy of Mischief Theatre is the pure genius in their writing. You can see the jokes coming a mile away - and that just makes ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: James Garrington Many of us have, at some time or another, seen a production that’s so bad that it makes us want to laugh at it. Instead we sit there and cringe with embarrassment, then applaud politely before making a swift escape at the end. Well, Peter Pan Goes ...

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